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We feel blessed to be able to take you on an Orthodox tour of the Holy Land!
It is an unforgettable experience for Christians from all over in the world to visit Israel. During our pilgrim tours, you can walk in the footsteps of Jesus, pray and attend mass in churches in Bethlehem and Jerusalem, enjoy magical scenery, and much more.

7 DAYS - 6 NIGHTS

2 NIGHTS JERUSALEM - 1 NIGHT DEAD SEA
1 TIBERIAS - 1 NAZARETH - 1 NIGHT TEL AVIV 
DAY 1
Airport – Jerusalem - Mount of Olives
Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport - Meet & Assist and transfer to Jerusalem.
Drive to the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of Jerusalem. Take part in the opening prayers at the Church of the Ascension and then visit the beautiful church of Mary Magdalene.
Drive to the Tomb of the Virgin Mary. It is from this site that the holy body of Virgin Mary was taken into heaven by her son and God.
Visit the Church of All Nations and the Garden of Agony at Gethsemane. Continue to Mt. Zion to visit the Room of the Last Supper and King David’s Tomb. Finish the day with a traditional Israeli dinner in the center of the city.
DAY 2
Old City of Jerusalem - Bethlehem - Ein Karem

Visit the St. Anne's Church (birthplace of Theotokos). Within its grounds are the Pools of Bethesda that are located near the Sheep Gate where the Lord cured the paralytic. Walk through the Old City and visit the Church of St. Alexander Nevsky.
Continue to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher - the site of the Savior’s death and resurrection. This is the most important church for Christians!
Walk through the Jewish Quarter to see the Western Wall and the Cardo Maximus, a Roman street. Walk through the Oriental bazaar and buy your family a souvenir from the Holy Land! Drive to Bethlehem and visit the Church of Nativity and the Shepherds Fields Chapel. See the Monastery and Church of the Prophet Elias and enter the Russian Orthodox Church in the beautiful Ein Karem village. Finish the day with a nice evening walk and dinner at Ein Karem - Overnight: Jerusalem. 

DAY 3 
St George - Jericho - Qaser al yahud - Dead Sea - Masada

Drive east and start the day at an amazing lookout over St George’s Monastery in the Judean Desert. Arrive in Jericho and climb the Mount of Sarantarion (The Mount of Temptation). Take a cable car up to the Mount. It was on this mountain that the Lord was tempted by the devil and fasted for forty days and forty nights.
Arrive at Qasr Al Yahud baptismal site and take part in a baptism ceremony.
Continue along the shores of the Dead Sea to the Masada Fortress: Ascend and descend by cable car, take a walking tour of the fortress, and learn why the site became a symbol of Jewish heroism. Experience floating on the Dead Sea and cover yourself with healthy mud at the lowest place on earth!
Overnight: Ein Boqeq.

DAY 4
Sea of Galilee - Tiberias
After a morning float on the Dead Sea, we will head north and get to Deir Hajla to visit the Monastery of St Gerasimus, one of the oldest 70-plus monasteries in the Judean desert. We will continue along the Jordan Valley to the Sea of Galilee.
Visit the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Apostles, the place to which Jesus called his first disciples. We will have a good fish lunch and enjoy the peaceful setting of this beautiful lake. Continue to Capernaum, the main area where Jesus visited the Galilee. Visit Tabgha, the site of the multiplication of bread and fish and see the outstanding Byzantine mosaic floor of the Church of Multiplications and the Mensa Christi Church. Climb the Mount of Beatitudes to recall the Sermon on the Mount. Finish the day with a boat ride at sunset, on a boat resembling an ancient boat - Overnight: Tiberias
DAY 5 
Cana - Nazareth - Tabor 

Start the day with a visit to the Church of the Transfiguration on Mt. Tabor.
According to Christian tradition, this is the traditional site of the Transfiguration.
Continue on to Cana (Wedding Church) where Jesus performed his first miracle.
Drive to Nazareth. Walk around the city and visit the local market and have a Mediterranean lunch. Visit Virgin Mary’s Well where the angel Gabriel announced the good news to Mary that she would give birth to Jesus Christ. The Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation is built on this site.
Overnight: Nazareth
DAY 6
Caesarea – Jaffa - Tel Aviv
Before we leave Nazareth, we will climb Mount Precipice, the traditional site of the cliff that an angry mob attempted to throw Jesus off. The site offers a panoramic view of the patchwork Jezreel Valley.
Drive to Caesarea. See the remains of the once magnificent port built by Herod the Great as well as the ancient theater and the hippodrome. See the site where Paul appeared before Festus and King Agrippa before he was sent to Rome.
In the afternoon, we will reach Jaffa.
Visit Old Jaffa with its ancient port as well as the traditional house of Simon the Tanner where Peter had a vision.
Walk through the ancient streets of Jaffa and check out the small artists shops and studios - Overnight: Tel Aviv

DAY 7
Lod - Airport
Just before leaving, visit the Church and Tomb of St. George in Lod.
Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for your return flight .

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8 DAYS - 7 NIGHTS
3 NIGHTS TIBERIAS - 2 NIGHTS BETHLEHEM - 2 NIGHTS JERUSALEM

DAY 1
Arrival to the airport and meeting with a representative of the company.
Tour in Jaffa:
Saint Tabitha – Orthodox Church in Jaffa.
Simon the Tanner’s House – the house of Simon Bar-Jonah.
Walk through the Old City of Jaffa.
Transfer to the North of the country - Overnight in Tiberias.

DAY 2
Magdala – Monastery of St. Mary Magdalene. The radon springs.
A Boat Ride on the Sea of Galilee + St Peter’s fish lunch at the restaurant.
Tabgha – Church of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fishes.
Capernaum – the place of Christ’s preaching in Galilee.
St. Peter’s Church – place of the Primacy of Apostle Peter in Galilee.
Overnight in Tiberias.

DAY 3
Caesarea Philippi – the origins of Jordan River.
Mount of Precipice – also known as Mount Kedumim.
Nazareth Mary’s Well – the spring of the Virgin Mary.
Nazareth Church of St. Gabriel – the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation.
Mount Tabor – the site of the Transfiguration of Jesus.
Cana of Galilee – the Greek Orthodox Church, the place of Jesus’ first miracle of turning water into wine at a wedding feast-Overnight in Tiberias.

DAY 4
Qasr al-Yahud – a baptism site in the Jordan River Valley.
Monastery of St. Gerasimos – Greek Orthodox Church in the Jordan valley.
Monastery of Temptation – an Orthodox Christian monastery in Jericho.
St. George’s Monastery – Monastery of St. George located in Wadi Kelt of the Judean Desert, activated and inhabited by Greek Orthodox monks.
Monastery of St. Theodosius – Mar Sava Greek Orthodox Men’s Monastery.
Overnight in Bethlehem.

DAY 5
Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem – the birthplace of Jesus.
St. Simeon Monastery – Orthodox monastery and temple on the site of the house of St. Simeon in Katamon.
Monastery of the Cross – Greek men’s Monastery of the Orthodox Jerusalem Church.
Oak of Hebron – also called the Oak of Abraham - Overnight in Bethlehem.

DAY 6 
Temple Mount – the cornerstone of the universe.
Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Greek monastery in Jerusalem.
The Bethesda Pool – Jesus told the man: “Stand up, take your mat and walk”, and immediately he was made well…
Via Dolorosa – Way of Sorrow – a street, in two parts, within the Old City of Jerusalem, held to be the path that Jesus walked, carrying his cross, on the way to his crucifixion.
Pretoria – Prison of Christ.
Church of the Holy Sepulcher – place where Jesus Christ was crucified, buried, and then resurrected.
Aleksandrovskoe farmstead – Russian historical building in Jerusalem.
St. Spyridon Monastery – Greek Orthodox Monastery of memorializing the religious works and Influences of Greek Orthodox - Overnight in Jerusalem.

DAY 7
The Holy Trinity Cathedral and the Russian Compound.
The Church of Mary Magdalene – Russian Orthodox convent.
Church of the Assumption – Tomb of the Virgin Mary.
Garden of Gethsemane – the place where Jesus prayed and his disciples slept the night before Jesus’ crucifixion.
King David’s tomb on the Mount Zion in Jerusalem.
Last Supper Room – also known as the “Upper Room.
Dormition Abby – the place where Virgin Mary has fallen asleep for the last time - Overnight in Jerusalem.

DAY 8
The holy spring of John the Baptist – Ein Karem.
Gorny Monastery – a Russian Orthodox Monastery.
The Church of Saint George in Lod (Lydda) – the major shrine for the fourth-century Christian martyr Saint George.
Transfer to the airport.

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